The U.S. is the No. 1 supplier of soybean meal and oil products around the globe. But even the leader of the pack should focus on continuous improvement. So how can we maintain our competitive edge while also capturing more value from soybean meal and oil? It will take commitment from all parts of the value chain, but the soy checkoff has a vision for making this happen.
Breed for composition and yield
Understand protein and oil value and are paid for it
Measure and pay farmers on protein and oil value and use identity preservation to bring value to the market
Pay farmers and elevators on protein and oil value and use identity preservation programs to meet market needs
Pay for improved soybean oil and meal products
Prefer U.S. soy over the competition because of its composition value